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23 February- Today in Indian history

23 February- Today in Indian history (important events from Indian history, birthdays, death anniversaries and other events which affected India’s future)

Death Anniversary of Mr Vijay Anand, the acclaimed Indian director, screenwriter, and actor. He was also known as Goldie Anand and was the maker of highly acclaimed movies like Guide and Johny Mera Naam. Most of his movies were made under the in-house banner Navketan Films along with his brother Dev Anand. Seen here with Dev Anand
Death Anniversary of Mr Vijay Anand, the acclaimed Indian director, screenwriter, and actor. He was also known as Goldie Anand and was the maker of highly acclaimed movies like Guide and Johny Mera Naam. Most of his movies were made under the in-house banner Navketan Films along with his brother Dev Anand. Seen here with Dev Anand

 

Death anniversary of Indian politician Sikander Bakht, who also served as India’s Minister of External Affairs. In 2000, he was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan which is India’s second highest civilian honour.
Death anniversary of Indian politician Sikander Bakht, who also served as India’s Minister of External Affairs. In 2000, he was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan which is India’s second highest civilian honour.

 

Prakash Padukone becomes the first Indian to win All-England Badminton Championship
Prakash Padukone becomes the first Indian to win All-England Badminton Championship

 

Death Anniversary of Nirmala Srivastava, an Indian religious leader who also founded Sahaja Yoga. She is also known as Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi.
Death Anniversary of Nirmala Srivastava, an Indian religious leader who also founded Sahaja Yoga. She is also known as Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi.

 

Death Anniversary of Indian actress, Madhubala. Her real name was Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi and she was active in Indian Cinema between 1942 and 1960. She is regarded as one of the most influential actresses of that era along with Nargis and Meena Kumari. She is also regarded as the India’s Marilyn Monroe. Some of her most acclaimed movies include Mahal, Amar, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Mughal-e-Azam and Barsaat Ki Raat
Death Anniversary of Indian actress, Madhubala. Her real name was Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi and she was active in Indian Cinema between 1942 and 1960. She is regarded as one of the most influential actresses of that era along with Nargis and Meena Kumari. She is also regarded as the India’s Marilyn Monroe. Some of her most acclaimed movies include Mahal, Amar, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Mughal-e-Azam and Barsaat Ki Raat

 

Birth anniversary of Saint Gadgebaba who was a great saint from Maharashtra. His reforms for villages in India are a source of inspiration for people. During his Kirtans, he used to educate people and rally them against ritualistic faith.
Birth anniversary of Saint Gadgebaba who was a great saint from Maharashtra. His reforms for villages in India are a source of inspiration for people. During his Kirtans, he used to educate people and rally them against ritualistic faith.

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